Report: Seth Beer to be promoted to MLB level Friday


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Beer won national player of the year as a freshman at Clemson.
Beer won national player of the year as a freshman at Clemson.

Former Clemson baseball All-American and national player of the year Seth Beer is set for an MLB call-up this weekend, per reports.

His former high school athletic director told a Georgia newspaper that Beer will join the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday in Seattle.

Beer has had a standout season at AAA-Reno with a .511 slugging percentage, 16 home runs, 59 RBIs and a .287 batting average over 100 games at first base.

Beer was drafted 28th overall by the Houston Astros in the 2018 MLB draft. He was traded to Arizona in 2019.

Beer won the Dick Howser Trophy as the nation's best player as a freshman and went on to average .321 with a .489 on-base percentage over 188 games as a Tiger, leaving ranked first in Clemson history in slugging percentage (.648) and walks per at-bat (one per 3.59) with 56 home runs, 177 RBIs and 172 runs.

The Diamondbacks play starting at 10:10 p.m. ET in Seattle Friday.

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